News 2018

Harper College Dean Rebecca Lake receives the ICCCA Innovation Award from ICCCA President-elect Michael Boyd

Harper College’s partnership with Zurich North America offering registered apprenticeships has been awarded a 2018 Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award.


Dr. Kenneth Ender

Dr. Kenneth Ender, President of Harper College, will serve on Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s Educational Success Committee to help advise and guide the incoming administration.


Jody Paine with scholarship recipients Sherry Baluch and Ana Sandoval

Olive “Polly” Paine was a visionary during her time, a highly educated woman – she earned a PhD from Yale in 1930 – who devoted her life to developing innovative early education programs. Her memory will continue to live on through Polly’s Kids Scholarship, providing single parents an opportunity to send a child to Harper College’s Early Childhood Laboratory while they pursue their studies at Harper.